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Toxaway River at Gorges State Park. Photo by A. Coburn.
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Current status of park facilities   

Hiking trails are open, please exercise caution on park roads and trails with the changing winter weather conditions. 

The picnic shelters are not currently available for reservations.

The visitor center and restrooms are open, but the exhibit area, classroom, and auditorium remain closed. A properly worn mask or face covering, covering both the nose and the mouth, is required to enter the visitor center.

Chestnut Mountain Road will be Closed from January 16th - March 9th 2021 for Road Repairs. 

All campsites are open. Raymond Fisher primitive tent campsites can be reserved online or campers can bring exact change ($15 per night per site) and register in-person at the trailhead. Other backcountry campsites are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. As of October 3, we are following modified Phase 3.

If you have any questions, contact the park office at (828) 966-9099.

 Last updated on: Monday, February 22, 2021


Map of North Carolina – Gorges State Park


Contact the park
 

828-966-9099

gorges@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Visitor center

976 Grassy Ridge Road
Sapphire, NC 28774

GPS: 35.0960, -82.9510

 

Frozen Creek access

Frozen Creek Road
Brevard, NC 28712

GPS: 35.1086, -82.8837
 

Hours
 

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  • 7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • 8:00am to 6:30pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Facilities for rent

Check the reservations website for availability and prices. 

In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Auditorium

The auditorium accommodates up to 75 people. It has tables, chairs, and a complete A/V system. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information. 

Classroom

The classroom accommodates up to 40 people. It has tables, chairs, and sink. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information.

Picnic Shelters

Two picnic shelters at Gorges State Park are affordable and ideal for large group outings. They each accommodate 100 people, and have fireplace, grill, electricity, water and restrooms.

Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure availability, the White Pines picnic shelter can be reserved in advance for a fee.